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Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Muro House

 
 
The Muro House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
1. The Muro House Marker
Inscription.  This was the first house constructed in Tehachapi, built in 1877 by Fred Boden. It was occupied from 1895 to 1940 by Mr. and Mrs. T.P. Sullivan. He was the Southern Pacific Roadmaster and was elected to Tehachapi's first Board of Trustees in 1909.

Designated a "landmark" by the Tehachapi City Council the house takes its name from the Jose Muro family, who lived in the house for many years.
 
Erected by Tehachapi Heritage League. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 7.901′ N, 118° 26.724′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on East Tehachapi Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 East Tehachapi Boulevard, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arrastra at Railroad Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Richfield Service Station (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Muro House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
2. The Muro House & Marker
1915 Street Dance Mural (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tehachapi Pass (about 400 feet away); The Legend of Avelino Martinez (about 500 feet away); Site of the Kessing Building (about 600 feet away); Beekay Theatre (about 600 feet away); Monolith (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
 
The Muro House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
3. The Muro House Marker
The Muro House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 18, 2012
4. The Muro House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   4. submitted on February 25, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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